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VOL. XXII. 



WELLESLEY, JANUARY 22, 1914. 



NO. 14. 



COLLEGE CALENDAR. 



Saturday, January 24, The Barn. 7.30 P.M., 
Barnswallows. 

Sunday, January 25, Houghton Memorial Chapel, 
11.00 A.M., preacher, Rev. Edward F. San- 
derson of Brooklyn, N. Y. 
7.00 P.M., Musical Vespers. 

Monday, January 26, Col'ege Hall Chapel, lei lure 
by Dr. Stanton Coit of London. 



MARY ANTIN'S LECTURE. 



On Monday evening, January 29, 1914, the All 
Star Lecture Course was auspiciously opened by 
Mary Antin, who spoke in College Hall Chapel 
on "The Life Within the Pale in Russia." The 
committee which has secured this course of lec- 
tures is composed of Esther Berlowitz, Elizabeth 
Hirsch and Jean Corwin. The'committee has been 
most generously helped by Miss Hart, Miss Scud- 
der and Miss Balch. The enthusiastic audience 
that crowded College Hall Chapel could not fail 
to be grateful for the efforts of these students and 
members of the Faculty. 

Mary Antin told us the story of Jewish life in 
Russia as she was able to grasp it in its wholeness 
when she visited her native town after living in 
the United States for seventeen years. We, with 
our ideas of personal liberty, find it hard to realize 
conditions under which a twenty-fourth part of the 
population of a country is confined to a two-thou- 
sandth part of the territory; the modern mediaeval- 
ism which denies a man the right to choose his 
own residence in his own country, or even to travel 
outside a narrow limit is almost incomprehensible. 
Yet, with the exception of the very few who make 
their way into the privileged classes, nearly six 
million Jews in Russia live in crowded poverty 
within the Pale. Even harder to bear than the 
geographical restrictions are the police regulations, 
which make a Jew's fortune insecure from one day 
to the next, which impose unfair burdens upon 
Jewish communities, and make it almost impossi- 
ble for a Jew to secure domiciliary rights outside 
the Pale. 

Merchants who pay heavily for guild membership 
are allowed to travel for a specified number of days 
each year. Soldiers who have seen service in the 
army are permitted to live outside the Pale, but 
the life of a Jewish soldier is made so hateful that 
young men will risk life-long deformity in order to 
render themselves unfit for service. The artisan 
who can pass a difficult examination in his trade 
may register for residence in a city and live there 
so long as he practises his trade steadily, does not 
travel outside the city limits and is not guilty of 
harboring Jews other than his wife and minor 
children. A widow may sometimes receive her 
husband's domiciliary rights if she continues his 
trade, but a woman cannot share her rights with her 
children. So strictly are these laws enforced and 
so arbitrary is the authority of police that there 
is on record case after case of barbarously cruel 
expulsion to the Pale, separation of mothers and 
little children and transportation of sick men and 
women. 

The remaining privileged class is made up of 
the holders of university degrees, but educational 
pressure is heavy on both boys and girls. The 
Jews are hungry for learning and will endure ex- 
treme hardship for the sake of an education; but 
they are not allowed to endure. Here, where every 
desire for learning is encouraged, we can hardly 
realize the intellectual starvation which Russia 
forces upon the Jew. Russia has no educational 



system as we know it. Here and there are schools, 
but there is no enforced attendance. Nine-tenths 
of all the pupils in the lower schools must be Gen- 
tile children; even when Jewish merchants es- 
tablish schools at their own expense this pro- 
portion must be kept so that sometimes wealthy 
Jews have paid Gentile children to go to school in 
order to increase the number of Jews who may go. 
Moreover, the scandard of scholarship is - unfairly 
high for Jews. In the universities only three per 
cent, of the membership may be Jews and the ad- 
mission is so difficult and expensive that many 
boys and girls break down on the way. This stran- 
gling of ambition, "not being allowed to work 
out that which is in you,!' is the most hideous sort 
of imprisonment. 

The Jewish child in the Pale is afraid to go out 
in the daylight and afraid to go to bed at night. 
The families are in constant dread of domiciliary 
searches by the police and resulting homelessness. 
The daily experience of generations has made 
cowards of "the Jews and the fear engendered by a 
childhood spent in the Pale lasts a lifetime. 

In the fulness of our wonder at the hardships of 
this life it seems to us indeed "a miracle" that the 
Jews in the Pale are not engaged in "one perpetual 
mourning." To guard the "treasure of the Jews," 
the Law which was given Moses to light the world, 
six million people are willing to endure all things and 
to have their children endure all things. The Law 
is the guide of life, and interpretation of the Law 
the crown of life. For the sake of their great 
spiritual truths they endure century after century 
the test of the fiery furnace and give back the de- 
fiance, "If the Lord deliver us, well; but if not we 
will not bow down to the golden image which thou 
hast set up." For the sake of the faith of Israel the 
Russian Jew is willing to live imprisoned within 
the Rifle. 



fHE KANSAS CITY CONVENTION. 



The delegation sent by Wellesley to the Seventn 
International Student Volunteer Convention at 
Kansas City, took the opportunity of the Sunday 
vesper service, to give the College an idea of the 
power and significance of the convention. Mary 
Torrence, '16, gave the general impressions of the 
convention, Miss Nichols gave a summary of the 
world view as presented at the convention, Fung 
Hiu Liu, '14, told of the oriental view of the con- 
vention, Charlotte M. Conover, '14, explained 
what the convention can do for the college. 

Miss Torrence rapidly sketched the skilful man- 
ner in which the convention was managed under the 
direction of Mr. John R. Mott. She then outlined 
a typical Kansas City day: the long trip to Con- 
vention Hall, the two-hour morning session at- 
tended by all members of the convention, the 
subsequent half-hour delegation meeting in which 
the members discussed the message of the morning 
session, the lunch hour, during which the hospital- 
ity of Kansas City evinced itself, the two-hour 
sectional meetings in the afternoon held in the 
city churches, and finally the evening session of the 
whole convention during which a number of speak- 
ers dealt with various phases of some one great 
question. Overflow meetings were held every 
evening in neighboring churches for the citizens 
who could not get into Convention Hall. 

Throughout the length of the corridors encir- 
cling the main hall and in the rear half of the build- 
ing, the delegates found the Exhibit, part of which 
was devoted to mission statistics, part to methods 
of Bible and mission study, part to detailed studies 
of all of the great religions of the world. Miss 



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Torrence described vividly the last meeting of the 
convention, the hall crowded to its full capacity, 
the platform half filled with returned missionaries, 
and half filled with volunteers about to go to the 
foreign field, above and behind them the largest 
mission map of the world in the world, hanging from 
the gallery the flags of every nation in the world. 
The convention comprised over five thousand 
students from seven hundred and fifty-five colleges 
of the United States and Canada. At this meeting 
those who were going to the field within the year 
were commended to God while the vast audience 
stood in perfect silence, and then remained standing 
in silent prayer. It was in these moments of 
prayer — and in others like them — that the power 
of the convention came into the hearts of the dele- 
gates, for they learned then how to wield what 
Mr. Mott called the greatest weapon for good which 
God has entrusted to man. 

In giving the world view as seen in the conven- 
tion, Miss Nichols said: 

"The immense missionary map of the two world 
hemispheres, marked to show the path of the al- 
most six thousand volunteers who have gone out 
to the front, seemed to represent graphically the 
two great themes of the convention — the 
oneness and wholeness of the world task confront- 
ing the forces of Christianity and the unique and 
strategic position of North America in relation to 
that task. 

"The oneness of the world in a purely physical 
sense has been accentuated in the last ten years 
by the shrinkage of the earth and the control of 
the forces of- nature as never before. ' Nation 
now reacts upon nation-with virulence and or.ly 
pure Christianity can make the world a safe place.' 

"Through the constant impact of Western upon 
Eastern civilization, old modes of thought and 
action have been everywhere overturned, new 
forces of nationalism aroused, ancestral religions 
have lost their hold. 'The old order changeth, 
yielding place to new.' Shall it be a Christian 
order? 

"The arresting phrase 'unprecedented oppor- 
tunity' was continually on the lips of the speakers 
at the convention, both missionaries and conserva- 
tive observers of the field at home. 'Crises there 
have been before in the history of the nations,' 
said Mr. Mott, 'but never such simultaneous 
crises.' 'The Orient is turning to the West for 
leadership,' said Professor Burton of Chicago 
University. 'The crisis is absolutely unparal- 
elled in the history of Christianity.' 

"On Mr. Mott's recent tour around the world 
he found everywhere immense audiences of stu- 
dents, who flocked to hear his message of a simple, 
vital Christianity. Since his visit there has been 
organized among the Russian students, agnostic 
though they have been in sympathies, the Rus- 
sian Student Christian Movement, an almost in- 
credible step forward. In Japan's university centre 
of Tokio, with its three thousand agnostic stu- 
dents, seven hundred student inquirers signed 
cards promising to study the Gospels, to pray 
daily for the truth, and to accept Jesus Christ as 
Lord whenever their reason and conscience would 
permit that step. Korea is already so well on its 
way toward Christianization, that were Christian- 
ity to die out in England, Germany and Amer- 
ica, it would almost certainly spread again from 
Korea as a center. 

"In a world thus contracted and an age so re- 
sponsive to the leadership of the West America 
has a unique responsibility for the evangelization 
of that world, and to her strategic position geo- 
(Continued on page 2.) 



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EDITORIALS. 



World Spirit. 



Two events of this week — the visit of Mary 
Antin, and the report from the Kansas City con- 
vention — suggested the title of this editorial. Our 
loyalties in life increase in widening circles — from 
family to school and college, community, pro- 
fession, state, nation and sometimes race. The 
idea of world-loyalty occurs to few of us, probably 
because our particular planet is all we know. We 
generate "spirit" by contrast and opposition. If 
Mars could be aroused to engage in football, com- 
merce or war with us, our little world would be 
one in an instant. But it is not necessary to dis- 
turb the laws of nature. There is one factor which 
will destroy the mutual exclusiveness which ex- 
ists among ourselves and fuse us inseparably to- 
gether. That factor is common interest. 

Mary Antin represents the type of such fusion 
which is peculiar to our country. The United 
States is called the "melting pot," into which 
go diverse races, to come out one people. Certain 
it is that "the nations 'of the world are at our door- 
ways" and in our midst. We meet them at school 
and college, in society and business. By looking 
through their eyes, we lose our mighty sense of 
importance. The United States shrinks to its 
allotted place on our mental maps, instead of domi- 
nating both hemispheres. Mary Antin pays gener- 
ous tribute to the blessings which our country has 
bestowed upon her. We gave her, it is true, the 
opportunity to cultivate her powers, but we did 
not give her her powers. As we see what she is 
and what she has done, we gain, through her and 
with her, an interest in the possibilities of the Rus- 
sian Jews. So it is with a dozen other nationali- 
ties whose representatives we meet and learn to ap- 
preciate on our own soil. 

But we have spoken only of interest in these 
fellow-citizens of our world; not of interest with 
them. That is the next great step — a step which 
the cynics summarily condemn as impracticable. 
"East is East and West is West, and never the 
twain shall meet." We refer, in this connection, 
to the great convention at Kansas City, a report of 
which was given to us last Sunday night. Reports 
of it, indeed, have filled the papers of the land. 
There is something startling to our exclusiveness 
in the spectacle of some eight thousand American 
students gathered together to consider their larger 
loyalties. The world's Student Christian Federa- 
tion is a fact, not a theory. The common interest 
which makes it one in spite of its diverse member- 
ship, is necessarily the most fundamental in life — 
religion, or relation to God. 

We owe to ourselves and we owe to our fellow- 
citizens, all the breadth of world interest. Women 
are particularly criticised for their narrow and 
personal attitude toward great affairs. We need 
to train ourselves in this larger loyalty — to, lift 
our mental habits out of their "safe and familiar 
boundaries" and set them down in a land whose 
horizon is unlimited. World spirit is no longer 
merely a theory. It has begun to be a fact. 



The Critical Function or a College Paper. 

There appeared in last week's News, a Free Press, 
protesting against what it termed the "adversely 
critical" spirit of this college paper. Since such 
protest strikes most directly at the News' editorial 
policy, we feel a very human desire to talk back 
and, if possible, justify our position. 

We believe the principal functions of a college 
paper to be three : first, a presentation of the news of 
the week in the most accurate and interesting way 
possible to us, second, the publication, in the Free 
Press column, of public opinions (in agreement or 
disagreement with our own), and thirdly, an editorial 
function, which, it is universally admitted, should 
be critical and show a reaction to current events. 

But, our assailant reminds us, criticism need not 
always be adverse. To this we heartily agree. In 
fact, as our class debaters so frequently say, we shall 
be inclined to agree with everything she has to say 
on this score. But in considering past numbers of 
the News, we do not feel that we have spent all our 
time in the Knockers' Club. We find ourselves 
praising warmly (even if inadvertently) many college 
institutions and practices. We also find ourselves 
criticizing, but not, in just the spirit this Free Press 
implies. Rather in the spirit which realizes that 
institutions and customs most beloved must be 
kept up to a high standard or else grow stale and 
meaningless. We believe, therefore, in criticism and 
discussion, favorable and otherwise as a means of 
promoting among us sane progress toward our ideals. 

Our critic next says, "We learn that the ignominy 
of being a 'doll' possessed of 'Wellesley spirit' is 
exceeded only by being an 'all around girl.' " 
May we casually remark that the articles here 
quoted were Free Presses, for whose sentiments we 
are no more responsible than we are for hers. But 
she continues, "who may, for example, dance the 
modern dances." And here we acknowledge a 
home thrust. We assuredly did express our views 
on modern dancing, and we have not yet retracted 
them. They are not utterly condemnatory views, 
however, as is implied, but are protests against the 
way some modern dances are danced. It is inter- 
esting to see, in our critic's first paragraph, her de- 
sire to stand alone, her strong feeling that these are 
"personal affairs which must be settled, each girl 
for herself," and then to discover in the very next 
sentence the great reliance she places on the example 
set by others. However, she returns to her original 
position in concluding, and says each girl must 
think out for herself "her own ideas of what is worth 
while." To this last statement we heartily sub- 
scribe. We hope, too, that everybody is think- 
ing. 



(Continued from page 1.) 

THE KANSAS CITY CONVENTION. 



graphically, historically, industrially. Already 
she has given to the Orient her industrial system 
with its labor problem and within the next genera- 
tion conditions in the Orient will largely reproduce 
those of America. Other ideas and ideals of our 
civilization will conquer this non-Christian world, 
if not the Christian world. Are we willing that 
less than our best in thought and institutions 
should represent our contribution to these plastic 
nations? Or have we, as Christians, more faith in 
any other force than Christianity, at home or abroad, 
to solve the difficult and dangerous problems of a 
complex world civilization?" 

Miss Liu gave the Oriental view of the conven- 
tion in these words: 

"China is choosing her destiny, — why not make 
it Christ?" is the cablegram sent to the convention 
by Mr. Z. T. Wang, Vice-president of the Senate. 
Mr. Davis Yui, former secretary to the Vice-presi- 
dent, and two other leading educators of China. 
I know many of us are asking ourselves this ques- 
tion, though in a little different way. Many of 
us know now, as we did not use to know, that China 
is a civilized country. She has her own religion 
and code of morality, and a wonderfully ethical 
Confucius code. Our fathers felt that we must 
save the souls of the degraded Chinese, but we feel 
rather that we may have some things to'learn from 
this race that is so simple, but so dignified and 
stable. 

" 'Why should we impose our religion on the 
Orient,' is the question that every one of us has 
asked herself at one time or another. I think this 
question has never been as well answered as it was 
by the one hundred and fifty Chinese students at 
the Kansas City convention. For three afternoons 
these one hundred and fifty Chinese students dis- 
cussed the problem "Does China need Christiani- 
ty?" The discussion was hot and serious, — every- 
one took part, even the girls jumped to their feet 
to express their heartfelt opinions. One and all 
of us said that China needs Christianity because 
it has the power to push us on to do what we think 
is right. The Confucian ethics furnishes a standard 
of righteousness, but it has no power to remedy. 
It is not a religion. The old religion has passed 
away. We need a new religion which gives per- 
manence and progress to make our nation grow. 
As Mr. P. C. Chang says, 'The Gospel in China 
means the assimilation of what is best in China 
with what is most essential in the Christian re- 
ligion.' 

"We felt so much China's need of the Christian 
religion that sixty of us (Chinese students) made 
the decision to enter into direct Christian work 
when we return to China. Those of us who knew 
the condition of mind of the students before the 
convention were awestruck. Many of them had 
said 'Christianity transformed my friends at home, 
but I cannot see it working amongst my college 
friends here.' Others never heard of Christianity 
at home, and have not been able to find it here 
among their college friends. But there at the 
convention we felt that beneath the apparent in- 
difference and material tendencies is working the 
power of Christianity. 

"There was no greater appeal in the convention 
than the speech of Mr. Li of Yale, who said ' China 
has sent eleven hundred of her students here to 
be educated. We are in quest of the truth, nothing 
short of the whole truth. We regret to say that 
few of us are fortunate enough to be given the op- 
(Continued on page 6.) 



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SOCIETY PROGRAM MEETINGS. 



The following programs were presented on Satur- 
day evening, January i": 

Alpha Kappa Chi. 

A paper was read by Ruth Congdon on the 
" Chorus in Greek Tragedy." Two scenes were then 
presented from the Medea of Euripides. The 
characters were as follows: 

Jason Helen Joy Sleeper 

Medea Eleanor E. Boyer 

^Egeus Mary P. Crocker 

Medea Marian H. Locke 

\ Muriel Schobocker 
Attendants ) Elizabeth Rogers 

At the last Program Meeting of Society Alpha 
Kappa Chi on November 22, Fraulein Emma M. 
Scholl and Professor Clarence G. Hamilton were 
received into membership. 

The Shakespeare Society. 

At the meeting of the Shakespeare Society the 
following papers were read: 
The Comic Element in "A Midsummer Night's 

Dream" Mildred Smith 

Shakespeare News Margaret Lang 

Miss Sherwood spoke on "The Cutting of Shake- 
spearean Plays," and Mrs. Brainerd on "The Cos- 
tuming of the Play. " 

Two scenes were then given from "A Midsum- 
mer Night's Dream." 

Act III, Scene I. 

Quince Helen Hill 

Bottom Rachel Davis 

Flute Beatrice Henley 

Snout Katherine Paul 

Starveling . .Frances Williams 

Puck Helen Hay ward 

Titania Helen Hutchcroft 

Peachblossom ' Dorothea Jones 

Cobweb . Ruth Bradford 

Mustardseed Mary Gittinger 

Scene II. 

Oberon Hildegarde Jones 

Puck Helen Hay ward 

Lysander Justine Adams 

Demetrius • Helen Willard 

Hermia Margaret Jackson 

Helena Marjorie Kendall 

Society Zeta Alpha. 
"Morning Song from the Peer Gynt Suite," 

Marion Mulford 
Readings from "Peer Gynt:" 
Act I, Scene I \ T ,.„„,,, , 

Act III, Scenes 3 and 4 ] Lydla BeUe Kueh "' e 
Ase's Death and Anitre's Dance (Peer Gynt 

Suite) Marion Mulford 

Act V, Scene 7, 8, 9, 10 Harriet Blake 

Tau Zeta Epsilon. 

I. "The Lassie" By Wilkie 

Head Critic Thelma Burbeck 

Sub Critics. .. .Helen Sayre and Helen Merton 
Model Pauline Curran 

II. "The Dwarf By Velasquez 

Head Critic Miriam Grover 

Sub Critics. . . Elizabeth Pilling and Marion Locke 
Model Dorothy Stiles 

III. "The Parish Clerk By Gainsborough 

Head Critic Mary Ballantine 

Sub Critics, Elizabeth Metcalf, Arline Westwood 
Model Elizabeth Limont 

IV. "A Young Lady" By Coello 

Head Critic Helen Herrick 

Sub Critics, Blanche Davis, Katherine Rolfe 

Model Marion Hammond 

V. "Mrs. William James" By Hogarth 

Head Critic Helen Husted 

Sub Critic Margaret Ellis 

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On Saturday, January 17th, the Phi Sigma masque 
was repeated before a large number of Alumnae. 

The members of the Agora Society gathered, in 
colonial costume, on Saturday evening, to dance the 
old square dances which never lose their charm. 



No one member, however lowly or high, can feel 
himself aloof from that "great living, democratic, 
fighting, palpitating body." We need only to 
realize the vital importance of the relation of the 
individual to the whole to make us feel our .re- 
sponsibility in establishing the Kingdom of God 
on earth. 

1916's SOCIAL. 



CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION MEETING. 



Professor Edward S. Ames of Chicago University 
spoke at the Christian Association meeting in 
College Hall Chapel on the evening of Wednesday, 
January 14. Feeling that educated people are 
coming more and more to realize the oneness of life 
and the part of religion in life, Mr. Ames discussed 
for us the part of the individual life in one ideal 
society, the Kingdom of God. 

The isolated man is as horrible as a human eye 
detached from the body to which it belongs— he is 
abnormal and valueless. Just as a geometrical 
figure can be described only by its relations, so a 
man possesses individual value only when considered 
in his relation to the big body of all men. If we 1 eal- 
ize that self-realization can come only as we recog- 
nize our inalienable membership in the organiza- 
tion of humanity we will be less likely to rebel against 
what we are wont to call "the common lot" and 
seek a life apart. 

Our share in the common lot is a responsibility 
that is given us by our intimate knowledge of the 
living personality of Christ to carry on the work of 
the living social body that began with His disciples. 



Last Saturday evening, January 17, the Sopho- 
ores attended a masked ball in the barn. There 
was a very cosmopolitan gathering including Turks, 
Chinamen, languid gentlemen with canes and mon- 
ocles, the gold-dust twins, and children of every 
age and station of life. Music for dancing was fur- 
nished by an elaborately dressed orchestra conducted 
by a very energetic leader. About the middle of the 
evening, every one unmasked and gathered around 
the stage to see the familiar story of Cinderella 
enacted ; only this time the glass slipper was a gym 
shoe and the fairy godmother was dressed in cap 
and gown. After the performance ice-cream was 
served and everyone danced some more. Charlotte 
Evans was chairman of the committee which ar- 
ranged for the entertainment. 



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Fair held on November 15, 1913, are $1,090.23. 
The committee wishes to thank, through the News, 
all the Alumnae and Wellesley clubs who gave so 
generously of their time and support. 

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FREE PRESS. 

Contentment-on-the-Fence. 
It is an open question whether contentmcnt-on- 
the-fence is preferable to "enthusiastic disputes" 
based on unreasoned convictions. Many of us 
dreamed on the fence last term, and watched with 
mild amusement the antics of our friends engaged 
in "ardent partisanships on particular questions." 
I am convinced that these partisanships were not 
unconsidered; that the criticism of the recent edi- 
torial on "Forming Judgments" was, in the main, 
unmerited. Most of the discussions were between 
members of 1914. It seems to me that by the time 
we are Seniors we ought to know our own minds, on 
college questions, if not larger ones. But it is very 
hard for our friends on the fence to believe in the 
reasoned nature of the partisan's convictions, in her 
intellectual sincerity. Partisanship inspires dis- 
trust. It is possible to see both sides of a question, 
to weigh and judge, then to maintain a consistent 
point of view with both eyes still open. Indeed, 
"intellectual justice" compels partisanship. For 
sincere facing of a question means thinking it 
through; means getting an answer, because it is 
sincere; because sincerity is the sworn enemy of 
contentment-on-the-fence; because moral honesty 
compels judgment. It is not only possible, but it is 
expedient, it is morally enjoined upon us that we 
do get off the fence on one side or the other. Every- 
thing that gets done in college or elsewhere gets 
done because somebody believes in it. 

The prayer of the partisan is " May I be preserved 
from that broadmindedness which is so broad that 
it is unrecognizable." True broadmindedness means 
intelligent partisanship. Conversely, "unalter- 
able opinions" do not mean "fanaticism" — neces- 
sarily. If you are on the fence, be fair enough to 
believe that; moreover, be sure you aren't theie 
because you will not take the trouble to get down. 

A Partisan. 



DR. STANTON COIT. 



Dr. Stanton Coit of London, the second speaker 
of the All Star Lecture Course, addresses us Mon- 
day night, January 26, at 7.30, in College Hall 
Chapel on "The New Awakening of Democracy 
in England." Dr. Coit is a man of wide scholar- 
ly attainments, prominent in social and political 
work. He is also the head of the Ethical Culture 
mbvement in England. A most forceful speaker, 
he holds his audiences by his magnetic mien and 
commanding delivery. His recent lecture in Bos- 
ton on "Mr. Bernard Shaw as a Social Symptom" 
scintillated with pithy remarks and was richly 
suggestive of Mr. Shaw as a man, a journalist and 
a dramatist. His interpretation of Mr. Shaw's 
distinctive genius and his varied range of subjects 
as a result of his youthful life and environment 
was very illuminating. His deductions regarding 
Mr. Shaw's critical views and his comments on the 
place and use of satire and laughter showed inten- 
sive study and a real knowledge of the man and 
his place inthe world as a second-rate, not a first- 
rate author.. 

SPECIAL NOTICE 

MRS. WEBER will exhibit Samples of Advanced Styles of 
Spring Footwear, Evening Slippers in all colors, also Ballet 
Slippers, at the Wellesley Inn on Monday, Jan. 
^26th, afternoon and evening. Oiders will be 
taken for one or more pairs of Shoes, Slippers, 
Hosiery, Buckles and Tango Sets. 

Special Discount to Students. 

Do not miss seeing this 
rare and beautiful line of 
Advanced Styles in Foot- 
ery at remarkably low 
prices. 

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564 Washington St. 

Same floor as Marston's 
lunch Room. Opposite 
Adams House. Jefferson 
Building. 




A vivid style combined with a most pleasing 
voice render his lectures, whatever the subject, 
most interesting. "The New Awakening of De- 
mocracy in England" given in such a manner 
must needs call for our hearty support. ,We arc 
exceptionally fortunate to be able to secure Dr. 
Coit in his brief three weeks' visit to the United 
States. 



CAMPUS NOTES. 



Mrs. Ellor Carlisle Ripley, Associate Professor 
of Pedagogy, '98-'02, now Assistant Superintendent 
of Public Schools in Boston, has accepted the chair- 
manship of the State Federation Committee on 
Education. M. C. t 

There is an interesting pamphlet entitled "Im- 
provement in Standards of Southern Colleges 
Since 1906," reprinted from the proceedings of 
the tenth annual meeting of the Southern Asso- 
ciation of College Women, Richmond, Virginia, 
April 15-18, 1913. The paper is by Miss Elizabeth 
Avery Colton, secretary of the association, for- 
merly (1905-08) instructor in" English in Welles- 
ley College and now professor of English in Mere- 
dith College, Raleigh, North Carolina. This as- 
sociation supplements the work which was begun 
by the Association of Colleges and Secondary 
Schools of the Southern States in 1895. The ob- 
ject is the standardization of the southern college 
and the development of its efficiency. 



MEMORANDUM. 



Mayor Mitchell's appointment of Dr. Katharine 
B. Davis, '92Vassar, Ph.D. University of Chicago, 
LL.D. Mt. Holyoke, for some time superintendent 
of the Bedford Reformatory for Wayward Girls, 
to the office of Commissioner of Correction in New 
York is notable in the history of the advancement 
of women to important positions. An instance 
within our own state may also be cited. Mrs. Bar- 
bara Galpin has been appointed by Mayor Burns 
of Somerville to membership in the City Plan- 
ning Board, a new feature in the administration of 
that city. 



THE EFFECTS OF RAGTIME. 



Maid (to Member of Faculty): I should think- 
this piano would be full of lint. 

M. F.: Full of lint? Why? 

Maid: Because they're forever playing rag- 
time on it. 



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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS. 




PARLIAMENT OF FOOLS. 



ON A MONDAY AFTERNOON. 



(As Mr. Noyes might experience it.' 

Forth did I rally, 

Borne by the wind, 
Leaving the cove 

And my comrades behind. 
Out o'er the Beautiful, 

Out o'er the Lake, 
Out o'er the Icy, 

My way did I take. 

West was the wind 

And my tendency East; 
Not that I willed it thus, 

Not in the least. 
Out o'er the Beautiful, 

Toward Tupelo, 
Out o'er the Icy, 

The Slippery, I go. 

The West wind grew stronger, 

My skates bore me on, 
Ankles at. variance, 

One hairpin gone. 
Out o'er the Beautiful, 

Sailing aslant, 
Taking my way toward 

Mrs. Durant. 

Soon, like a windmill 

I sank and I sat, 
Sitting was good, and 

Kind Fate! I'm not fat. 
On o'er the Beautiful, 

On o'er the. Flat, 
On o'er the Icy, 

Sailing, I sat. 

Horror tranfixes me, 

Sudden and cruel, 
Lying before me 

A dark, liquid pool. 
On o'er the Beautiful, 

On toward the Cool 
Oh toward the silent 

And threatening pool. 

An effort, a struggle, 

■ Convulsions — once, twice. 

I light on my knees 

Dfg my skates in the ice: 
Into the Beautiful, 

Into the Clear, 
Into the F R O Z E N 

I shudder with fear. 



They scrape and they slide, 

But they bite with the edge, 
And I rise to my feet 

Two small feet from the ledge. 
Feet from the Beautiful, 

Feet from the Cold, 
Feet from the pool, 

Boding misery untold. 

But I'm not up for long, 

I feel safer when low; 
So I lay me to rest 

With my head in the snow. 
Head in the Beautiful, 

Head in the White. 
Say, Mars, shall I rise again 

Ere it be night? 

Now spread I my wings, 

Sailing, back to the blast. 
Woe! I linger behind 

While my pedals gain fast. 
Linger all beautiful, 

Linger and fall, 
Dragging down with me, 

Hope, false pride and all. 

As I slide on my stomach, 

Borne on by the Blow, 
I stretch forth my hands 

To the sunset's bright glow. 
Forth to the Beautiful, 

Forth to the Gol- 
Den West, while the radience 

Fills all my soul. 

E. R., 



1915- 



FACULTOCKY. 



IWith apologies to the "Harvard Lampoon."] 

'Twas Kendrick and the Katharine Bates 
Did Cook and Gamble in the Smaille. 

All Bennett was the Batchelder, 
And the Stevenson turned pale. 

Beware the *Wipplinger, my son! 

The jaws that bite, the claws that catch. 
Beware the Johnston bird, and shun 

The Vivian bandersnatch. 

He took his Tuell sword in hand, 

Long time the Chadwick foe he sought. 

So rested he by the Conant tree, 
And stood awhile in thought. 

And as in Chapin thought he stood 
The Wipplinger, with eyes of flame, 

Came Goldring through the Sheffield Wood, 
And Raymond as it came. 



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One two, one two, and through and through 
His Tuell blade went snicker snack! 

lie left it dead, and with its head 
He Vida Scuddered back. 

And hast thou slain the Wipplinger? 

Come to my arms, my Calkins boy! 
Oh Shackford day! Magee! Carrel! 

He Wiegand in his joy. 

'Twas Kendrick and the Katharine Bates 

Did Cook and Gamble in the Smaille. 
All Bennett was the Batchelder 
And the Stevenson turned pale. 

M. W. H., 1915. 
"There is no personal allusion. This is the only 
name that fits the meter. 



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I. If X = the polite thing, then if A invites B 
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each other, shall A sit behind B and stare at B, 
or sit in front and be stared at. Solve for X, and 
illustrate before February 8. 

Note. This problem has been given before. 

II. Given a morning of frigid temperature, a 
girl.'an armful of books, and a brick walk, find the 
combination that will give the warmest results. 

III. Explain the exception to law of gravity 
which keeps about two people out of ten from 



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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS. 



"prone falling" in front of the library on icy days. 

IV. State, illustrate and prove for desirability 
the theory of posting Senior examinations on the 
afternoon of February 6. 

V. Show how the idea of a vacation can be said 
to occur in conjunction with Midyears. 

(Concluded from page 1.) 

OF THE KANSAS CITY CONVENTION. 



portunity to see the truth. Can you not, while 
we are here among you, endeavor to give us the 
truth we are seeking?" 

"Miss Conover, in pointing out what the Conven- 
tion can do for the College said: 

' ' The Kansas City Convention has a commanding 
message for Wellesley College; it is that message 
which the delegation is trying to bring back to 
you. 

"Can you imagine what it meant to us to be taken 
from an environment whose boundaries are the 
boundaries of the Wellesley campus, and set down 
in an environment whose boundaries are set only 
by those of the known world? We were taken from 
a spiritual environment where our chief concern was 
our own souls and those of our near friends, and 
were set down in an environment where the chief 
concern was the spiritual needs of all the peoples of 
the earth. We went from a community where the 
first interest is its busy-ness, its work and play, and 
where prayer is incidental, if even that, and found 
ourselves among a body of people to whom work 
was made possible only by that first great reality, — 
prayer. 

"The vision we gained shattered for us every 
particle of self-satisfaction and complacency, and 
has sent us back to you more humble than we went 
out, but filled with a great desire to give you the 
vision. We saw that "social service" is empty 
unless it can give men a vital faith, that our Col- 
lege motto is meaningless unless to serve means to 
give men God. It made us long to help you free 
yourselves from that marvelous satisfaction with 
the things which do not satisfy. 

"The convention gave us, besides this vision, 
several means towards acquiring a vital faith. 
First, serious Bible Study. As citizens of a Christian 
country, it behooves us to find out what we think 
of the Christian religion. Wellesley gives us courses 
of Bible study which many of us "slide" through, 
ignoring the crucial significance of that study. It 
is our obligation to take that study with intense 
earnestness. In the second place, we should study 
missions. As citizens of the world, we must learn 
of the work being done in and for the world, and 
what greater work is there than that which aims 
to give men God. "FinaUy, we must learn the 
necessity and power of prayer as we have never 
known it before. Not merely chapel-going, or a 
perfunctory prayer at night, but definite time 
set aside during which we shall give ourselves ab- 
solutely to God. 

"If you have caught the spirit of the convention, 
if you have heard its call to answer the world need, 
if you have made up your mind to study the Bible 
and try to learn to pray as you never have before, 
you will have begun to find the way toward freedom 
from your complacency and satisfaction, toward a 
vision which shall give you a power to serve such as 



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never lose." 

Miss Jackson of the Vocational Guidance Bureau 
has sent the following bibliography for girls inter- 
ested in Domestic Science: 

Vocational Conference Papers, University of 
Wisconsin, November, 1913, Administrative Po- 
sitions in Home Economics. Abby L. Marlatt. 

Vocations open to College Women, University of 
Minnesota, Extra Series, No. I. Domestic Science. 
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The English Tea Room 160 Tremont Street 

The Acorn Lunch Room 144 Tremont Street 

OPERA NOTES. 

Friday evening, January 23, at 7.30 P.M., first 
performance of Die Meistersinger Von Nuernberg, 
in German, opera in three acts and four tableaux, 
by Wagner. Eva, Johanna Gadski; Magdelene, 
Lydia Rienskaia;' musical director, Andre-Caplet. 

Saturday matinee, January 24, at 1.45 P.M., 
Louise, in French, opera in four acts and five tab- 
leaux by Charpentier. Louise, Louise Edvina; 



La Mere, Margarita D'Alvarez; Le Pere, Vanni 
Marcoux; musical director, Andre-Caplet. 

Saturday evening, January 24, at 8.00 P.M., 
Les Contes D'Hoffmann, in French, opera in four 
acts by Offenbach. Grand corps de ballet; musical 
director, Charles Strony. 

Next week will open with a repetition of Gounod's 
"Faust" on Monday, January 26. Mr. Tournon 
will conduct. 

Friday, January 30, will see the third repetition 
of "Louise." Mr. Andre-Caplet will conduct. 

At the Saturday matinee, "The Barber of Se- 
ville" will be given its first subscription perform- 
ance of the season, with a notable cast. Mr. 
Moranzoni will conduct the Rossini opera. 

The Saturday evening offering will be "La 
Boheme," Mr. Schiavoni will direct. 



THEATRE NOTICES. 



Park: Robert Hilliard in the Argyle Case. 

Tremont : Years of Discretion. 

Hollis: John Drew in The Tyranny of Tears 

and The Will. 
Colonial: Oh! Oh! Delphine. 
Majestic: Little Women. 
Plymouth: Under Cover. 
Boston: The Whip. 
Coit: Opening with Joseph Santley in When 

Dreams Come True. 
Shubert: Lew Fields in All Aboard. Next two 

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ALUMNAE NOTES. 



NEWS OF THE WELLESLEY CLUBS. 



Washington. 



The Washington (D. C.) Wellesley Club held a 
Christmas sale of Autographed Books by Welles- 
ley Faculty and Alumna; at the school of the Misses 
Timlow, 1600 Scott Circle, in the afternoon and 
evening of December 6. Christmas cards, booklets, 
Wellesley views and seals were also sold. All of our 
Washington authors, as well as many others, con- 
tributed books and autographs to the sale. 

Miss Timlow, in addition to giving some of her 
charming stories for children, enlisted the services 
of her teachers and pupils in making the day so- 
cially a great success. Mrs. Margarita Spalding 
Gerry, '91, who gave and autographed her books, 
poured tea throughout the afternoon. 

The sale was well attended by Wellesley people 
and outsiders. All were interested in the great 
number of books and the range of subjects repre- 
sented. 

The expenses of such a sale are necessarily great, 
therefore there is no opportunity for large profits. 
But the club thinks it a great success in bringing 
to the notice of the general public the literary 
achievements of Wellesley. 

Syracuse, N. Y. 

At a business meeting held on December 13, the 
Syracuse Wellesley Club elected Miss Marjorie 
Wyatt Graduate Councillor for the club, and dis- 
cussed the subjects brought before the council at 
the last meeting and new questions which might 
arise. The club also selected its nominee for 
Alumnae Trustee. The chairman of the Club Com- 
mittee for the Endowment Fund and press agent 
made their reports. Plans for the entertainment of 
Miss Pendleton when she comes to Syracuse in the 
spring were informally discussed.. 

Emily S. Hancock. 



WANTED. 



Wanted, and very badly— suggestions for raising 
money for Alumnae Building. Suggestions suitable 
for use by a small group in a far western state. 

Address Mrs. C. T. Van Winkle, 1121 Second 
Avenue, Salt Lake City. 



BIRTHS. 

At Newton Centre, Massachusetts, on October 
20, 1913, a son, Roger Chilton to Mrs. Ben Ames 
Williams (Florence Talpey, 1912). 

On November 18, a son, Francis Wood Blanchard, 
to Mrs. Edna M. Wood Blanchard, 1909. 

In Portland, Maine, a daughter, to Mrs. Gladys 
Doten Chapman, 1907. 

At Evanston, Illinois, on August 13, 1913, a 
daughter, Mary Emeline, to Mrs. S. W. White 
(Helen A. Newell, 1907). (By mistake this notice 
was placed among the death notices. — Ed.) 

At Columbia, South Carolina, a daughter, 
Elinor Markey, to Mrs. Thomas J. Fiekling (Susan 
Markey, 1906). 

In Watertown, Connecticut, on August 27, 1913, 
a daughter, Jean Moore Mcintosh, to Mrs. Mary 
Keeley Mcintosh, 1905. 

At Hangchow, China, on November 27, 1913, a 
daughter, Elizabeth, to Martha Cecil Wilson, 
1909. 

In ' Ajaccio, Corsica, on October 28, 1913, a 
fourth daughter, Irene, to Mrs. A. A. Graham 
(Louise Hunter, 1904). 



IN MEMORIAM. 



The Class of 1900 of Wellesley College learns 
with sadness of the death of one of its members, 
Florence Bailey Wilson, at her home in Pasadena, 
California, on May II, 1913. We wish to express 
through the columns of the College News our 
sorrow for her death and our sincere admiration 
for her character, and we would extend to her hus- 
band and family our deep sympathy in their great 
loss. 

We, therefore, resolve that a copy of this me- 
morial be sent to her husband and family and that it 
be printed in the News and entered in the records of 
the class. 

Signed: Alice T. Rowe, Secretary, 

Carolyn Rogers Hill, 
Edith H. Moore. 



ENGAGEMENTS. 



M. Evangeline Bacheller, 1909, to Ernest M. 
Loring, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 
1909, of Toronto, Ontario. 

Helen Hunting, 1910, to Frank C. Robbins, Uni- 
versity of Illinois, 1910, of Ames, Iowa. 

Harriet N. Chase, 1910, to Clinton J. Ruch, La- 
fayette College, 1908, Columbia University Law 
School, 1913. 

Mary Roberts, 1907, to Lewis Ransom Gulick, 
Cornell, 1904, of Buffalo, New York. 

Marguerite P. Brick, 191 1, to Lewis Firman 
Church of Schenectady, New York. 

Dorothy Foss, 1911, to Ralph Owen Brewster, 
Bowdoin, 1909, Harvard Law School, 1913, of Port- 
land, Maine. 

Elizabeth Perot, 1908, to Dr. J. Howard Cloud of 
Ardmore, Pennsylvania. 

Emilie M. Ward, 1910, to James L. Martin, 
Princeton, 1907. 

. Helene B. Williams, 1910, to Paul H. Carpenter. 



MARRIAGES. 



DEATHS. 



On November 29, 1913, Alice Faunce Smith, '98. 



Pratt — Hersey. On November 18, 1913, in 
Whitman, Massachusetts, Irvina H. Hersey, 1909, 
to Henry Putnam Pratt. At home after February 
second, 216 North Tacoma Avenue, Tacoma, Wash- 
ington. 

Champlin — Hussey. On November 29, 1913, 
in Rochester, New Hampshire, Helen M. Hussey, 
1909, to William Hilton Champlin. 

Scott — Scott. At Deshler, Ohio, on June 18, 
1913, Carol Scott, 1911, to William C. Scott. At 
home, 734 Wayne Street, Sandusky, Ohio. 

Hughes — Swope. On November 22, 1913, Edna 
Swope, 1913, to Edward Hughes, Perdue, 1908. 

McConnell — Slagle. In Brookline, Massa- 
chusetts, on October II, 1913, Helen Slagle, 1911, 
to Luther Graham McConnell. At home after 
January first, 1914, 2530 Emerson Avenue, South, 
Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Reynolds — Hecker. In Allston, Massachu- 
setts, on August 22, 1913, Alice E. Hecker, 1908, to 
Harris A. Reynolds, University of Virginia, 1909. 
At home after January first, 1914, at 156 Lexington 
Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Campbell — Sawyer. At Newtonville, Massa- 
chusetts, on November 12, 1913, Caroline Gillis 
Sawyer, 1908, to George Ashley Campbell, Massa- 
chusetts Institute of Technology, 1891. At home 
after January first at 30 Franklin Place, Mont- 
clair, New Jersey. 



Cole — Champney. At Cleveland, Ohio, on 
November 5, 1913, Bessie Coe Champney, 1905, to 
Thomas James Cole. At home, BellHower Road, 
Cleveland, Ohio. 

Kerr — McCague. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 
on October 21, 1913, Eliza Jane McCague, 1905, 
to Allen Humphreys Kerr. At home 5737 Holdcn 
Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

MacGregor — Brooks. In Worcester, Massa- 
chusetts, on October 29, 1913, Ida Frances Brooks, 
1912, to Joel Willard MacGregor. 

Barton — Randall. At Oak Park, Illinois, on 
October 2nd, 1913, Esther Maud Randall, 1910, to 
Bruce Barton. 

Harrington — Green. InShreveport, Louisiana, 
on October 29, 1913, Clara Belle Green, 1905, to 
John Enright Harrington. 

Williams — MacCrellish. At Trenton, New 
Jersey, on November 12, 1913, Elizabeth Mac- 
Crellish, 1902, to Mr. Clarence Voorhees Williams. 

Mr. Williams has recently been appointed head of 
the Child Welfare Department of the Ohio State 
Charities Aid and they will live in Columbus, Ohio. 

Seeley' — Abbott. At Washington, Connecticut, 
on August 12, 1913, Margaret Abbott, 19 10, to 
Henry Willard Seeley. At home, Washington. 
Connecticut. 

Willis — Schermerhorn. At Omaha, Nebraska, 
on June 7, 1913, Mary Schermerhorn, 1909, to 
Frank Miller Willis, Yale, 1911. At home 1053 
Pleasant Street, Worcester, Massachusetts. 

Simmons — Allen. On October 1, 1913, Helen 
Allen, Wellesley, 1909, to William Jordan Sim- 
mons, University North Carolina, 1908. At home, 
115 West Cheeves Street, Florence, South Caro- 
lina. 

Moore — Griffith. At Wichita, Kansas, on 
October 29, 1913, Elizabeth Wilson Griffith, 1912, 
to Charles James Moore. At home after December 
the first, 1913, 322 South Chautauqua Avenue, 
Wichita, Kansas. 

Hubbard — Fearon. At Manhattan, Kansas, on 
October 29, 1913, Estella May Fearon, Instructor in 
the Department of Hygiene and Physical Education, 
to Willard Hubbard. At home, Guildhall, Vermont. 

Anderson — Buckley. On June 25, 1913, Helen 
Buckley, 1910, to Owen Joseph Anderson. 

Norton — Goodrich. In September, 1913, Mar- 
garet E. Goodrich, 1910, to John Foote Norton, in- 
structor at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology. 

Phillips — Guild. On May 3, 1913, Dorothy B. 
Guild, 1910, to John C. Phillips. 

King — Haines. On April 9, 1913, Geraldine 
Haines, 1910, to Clinton PiersonKing. 

Hammond — Johonnst. On November 8, 1913, 
Martha M. Johonnst, 1910, to Lyle Temple Ham- 
mond. 

Dishey — Larrimore. On September 20, 1913, 
Harriet T. Larrimore, 1910, to Francis W. Dishey, 
Ohio State University, 1905, Harvard A. M., 1909, 
Instructor in Political Science in Western Reserve 
University. 

Smith — Moore. On May 1, 1913, Cora D. 
Moore, 1913, to Rolim Powns Smith. 

Shaw — Morey. On June 23, 1913, Helen A. 
Morey, 1910, to Warren Choate Shaw. 

Eagelson — Neeley. On June 25, 1913, Jessie 
L. Neeley, 1910, to Freeman T. Eagelson. 

Thatcher — Ruddiman. On April 24, 1913 
Louise A. Ruddiman, 1910, to William H. Thatcher' 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS. 



CHANGES OF ADDRESS. 



Mabel T. Wellman, '95, to 412 East Kirkland 
Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana. 

Helen L. Ryan, 1913, after January 10, Via de 
Propaganda 16, Rome, Italy. 



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Helen L. Ryan, 1913, will sail early in January 
for Rome, Italy, where she will visit friends for the 
remainder of the winter and spring, and will take 
advantage of the unusual opportunity to study 
Italian and the Italians. 

Before an audience that filled every seat in Unity 
Church of Pittsfield, Mass., and also some chairs 
which were brought into requisition for the occasion, 
Mrs. Helen Ring Robinson, '8o-'8 1 , a state senator of 
Colorado, gave a very interesting address under the 
auspices of the Pittsfield Equal Franchise League on 
"The Relations Existing between the Home and the 
Ballot Box." 

Miss Mary A. Carson, president of the League, 
who entertained Mrs. Robinson while she was in 
Pittsfield, presided and introduced the speaker. The 
latter's address was followed with deep interest and 
at the close many questions were asked by persons 
in the audience and answered by Mrs. Robinson. 
Mrs. Robinson was on her way to Washington, 
D. C, to attend the forty-fifth National Equal 
Suffrage Convention held in that city November 
29 to December 5 inclusive. Miss Carson left the 
next Wednesday to also attend the convention as 
a representative of the local league. 

At the beginning of her talk on "The Home and 
the Ballot Box," Helen Ring Robinson, widely 
heralded though she has been as "the only woman 
senator in America," announced that she was not 
going to talk as a politician, but as an old-fashioned 



woman who had found it to her interest and to her 
family's interest to attend to her job — the job of 
housewife — in the new-fashioned way. "And I do 
half my housekeeping at the ballot box," she added 
suavely. 

Senator Robinson then went on to tell the average 
length of time it takes a woman to vote and showed 
how, after she had deposited her yearly vote in the 
ballot box, she still had 364 days, 23 hours and 40 
minutes for her home and other duties. 

She then asked the question, "What is a home?" 
and answered that question by showing briefly the 
development of the home from the earliest times 
when "an instinct working obscurely in the female 
of the species taught her how to weave stones and 
clay and twigs together to make a better shelter 
than a tree crotch for her young. But if it was in- 
stinct that taught her how to form a dwelling, it was 
something higher than instinct which taught her 
how to transform a dwelling into a home. 

"The one motive that has brought the woman 
movement to its present proportions is the deter- 
mination of women to preserve the home — woman's 
chief, perhaps her only contribution to culture — 
from the dangers that now threaten it." 

In discussing these dangers, the senator referred 
to the many changes that have taken place in the 
home since Colonial days, to the things once inside 
that have gone outside, to the things outside that 
come inside. 

Politics, for example, has come from the outside 
to the inside. Public sanitation is a question of 
politics; so is the question of clean streets. What, 
then, is the use of having a vacuum cleaner inside 
the house if there is not a vote without to settle 
the question of clean streets, since we cannot keep 
our houses clean unless our streets are clean. So 
with the question of the proper disposal of the gar- 
bage and of a pure milk and pure water supply. 



Politics! Always politics! All these matters were 
once questions of individual housekeeping. They 
are now matters of collective housekeeping. 

How, then, can a home-making woman face her 
conscience if she does not seek the ballot? If she 
does not seek to do her share in making her city a 
better place for her children and other women's 
children to dwell in? 

'95 — Mrs. Flora Krum Harding, who has been 
living for the last six years in the Canal Zone, where 
her husband, Captain Harding of the engineer 
corps of the regular army, has been stationed, has 
returned to the United States. She has been spend- 
ing the summer at their summer home in Vineyard 
Haven, Massachusetts, and will later settle in 
Washington, where Captain Harding is to be sta- 
tioned. Her eldest son Horace, the '95 class baby, 
entered this fall a preparatory school for West Point. 

'95 — Mrs. Kate Nelson Francis is the new vice- 
president of the Philadelphia Wellesley Club for 
the next two years. 

'95 — Grace Waymouth passed July and August 
in the cottage at Monhegan Island, Maine, which 
she and Grace Miller built in 1910. 

'95 — Martha T. Waterman, since her father's 
death, has given up her teaching and is now living 
with her mother at Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Be- 
fore leaving Connecticut, Miss Waterman did one 
year's work at the Hartford Theological Seminary. 

1901 — Amy Whitney has been spending several 
months in Europe, taking a needed rest after some 
years of strenuous work as manager of the Hazard 
Lead Works in Connecticut. She has achieved re- 
markable success in building up the business. 

'95 — Mary Chase Lockwood and her husband 
sailed for Bermuda on November I. Their house, 
the Harbour- View at Paget East, was opened for 
guests on December first. 



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